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Nov 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
president obama joined governor chris christie on the ground in atlantic city for an up close look at the destruction where the storm came ashore. they also saw the damage by air boarding the president's marine one helicopter for aerial views of the hardest hit community. the governor thanks the president for pledging quick federal relief in the region, something president obama insists will not be delayed. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. we are not going to tolerate red tape. we're not going to tolerate bureaucracy. and, you know, i instituted a 15-minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes, whether it's the mayor's, governor's, county officials, if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> president obama and governor christie have been working closely throughout this crisis. governor christie yesterday found himself defending his praise over the last several days for president obama. >> the president of t
Oct 31, 2012 5:30am EDT
unrecognizable this morning as these breath taki king aerial pictures show us. today president obama is scheduled to arrive in atlantic city to survey the damage alongside governor chris christie. the governor who yesterday praised the president's handling of the disaster said he will ask for the army core of engineer's help in rebuilding the shore line, a huge project. nbc's danielle lee is in toms river, new jersey, just north of atlantic city. danielle, what are you seeing there? >> reporter: good morning. well, where i'm standing is along the road that you have to take to get from toms river, new jersey, to the jersey shore where you're talking about all that devastation. it's still closed today and right where i'm standing just yesterday was completely submerged in water. now that the floods have subsided, the damage is almost hard to describe. look behind me, a boat that floated in the middle of the road. and if you look over here, this is a patio from somebody's home that was washed into this parking lot. it does not belong here. and all along the patio are just bits and pieces o
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